Price of Gas Drops

The average retail price of gas has dropped in the past week. reports the price is down 4.2 cents a gallon, based on its survey of 2,014 gas outlets in Mississippi.

The average price of regular unleaded is $3.48 a gallon in both Mississippi and Alabama.

It found the national average is down 2.5 cents per gallon to $3.64. says prices are 22.6 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 15.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

The national average has decreased 9.5 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 21.9 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.